30 Minute Tart Cherry Crostata
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A perfect summer dessert in 30 minutes? This is the one you've been looking for!
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 6
  • 1 Pillsbury refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
  • 2 cups fresh pitted cherries
  • ¼ cup turbinado sugar, divided use
  • juice and zest of lemon
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  1. blHeat oven to 425 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and unroll pie crust in pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the cherries, 3 tablespoons sugar, lemon juice and zest, and cornstarch. Spoon into crust to with 2-inches of edge. Fold and crimp the edges. Dot cherries with 1 tablespoon butter. Brush the crust edge with remaining 1 tablespoon butter and sprinkle crust and fruit with remaining 1 tablespoon sugar.
  3. Bake 20-22 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan before slicing and serving.
Adjust the sugar amount to your liking --- less for sweet cherries, more for tart cherries.

You can substitute the turbinado sugar with granulated sugar.
Recipe by GreenThumbWhiteApron.com at http://www.greenthumbwhiteapron.com/30-minute-tart-cherry-crostata/